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South Sea Bubble
South Sea Bubble
19919
South Sea Bubble
"The Bubblers' medley..."; shows top, a bankrupt behind bars, in praying attitude and nine other items in disorder over the remainder of the sheet. A satire on the South Sea Bubble of 1720.
1720
London Metropolitan Archives
Satirical Print Collection
anon.
Bowles, Carington
Showing Mock brokers receipt; "The wise man and the ass" (verse); "The stock-jobbing ladies"; the Knave of Spades (playing card); a wrapper addressed to "[Carin]gton Bowles"; "Beggars on horseback" (verse); "A South Sea ballad"; "Bubble card[s] and, bottom right, a vertically elongated figure of a horse. For coloured version, see Record No: 19921.
engraving
paper
34cms
satire
p5437523